Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano

McKnight Artist Fellow * Early and contemporary music specialist

Winter/Spring 2014


Ensemble 61

March 6, 2014 *7:30PM  (10:30am education program)

Antonello Hall, Macphail Center for Music


$15 general admission

$10 students and members of Minnesota Public Radio, Walker Art Center, American Composers Forum, and Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul


The French Connection

Ensemble 61 presents an evening of French and American music, featuring French contemporary masters alongside esteemed composers from our own backyard. In addition to works by French composers Oliver Messiaen, Tristan Murail and Bruno Mantovani, the concert includes American composers Anthony Cheung and Alvin Lucier plus local luminaries Mary Ellen Childs and Kirsten Broberg.



Boston Early Music Festival

March 14 & 15, 2014 *8PM

Pacific Opera Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia


March 17 & 18, 2014 *7:30PM

Morgan Library and Museum

New York City, NY


Boston Early Music Festival presents a Charpentier double-bill, La descente d'Orphée aux Enfers and La couronne des fleurs

Aaron Sheehan as Orphée



Bach Society of Minnesota

March 29, 2014 *7:30PM

Sundin Hall

St. Paul, MN


Bach Society of Minnesota presents Bach and Vivaldi.

Nothing says “Glorious” quite like these two Baroque giants. The Bach Society Chorus and Orchestra come together to present two of Vivaldi’s choral works including his ever-popular Gloria, Bach’s Concerto in E for violin, and Bach’s transcription for harpsichord of one of Vivaldi's concertos.


Shaw sings Vivaldi's solo motet 'O qui coeli terrequae serenitas'.




April 10-13, 2014

Zeitgeist's Early Music Festival: George Crumb

Studio Z, St. Paul


Shaw performs Madrigals Book I and selections from his American songbooks.


Zeitgeist’s Fourth Annual Early Music Festival explores the powerful contributions of our musical pioneers with a celebration of composer George Crumb. A living legend, Crumb’s music has joyously challenged our ears, embraced new artistic possibilities and continues to shape American music today. Join us as we celebrate Crumb’s musical contributions with a four-day festival of performances, dialogue and exploration.



Glorious Revolution Baroque

April 12, 2014 *8PM

The Baroque Room, St. Paul


With guest artist David Douglass


Crossbows: Italian and German Baroque music for two violins along with rarely heard songs by German Baroque composer Adam Krieger



Elm Ensemble

Sunday, April 13, 2014 *3PM

St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church

2175 1st St., White Bear Lake, MN


With the Elm Ensemble choir and orchestra

Joshua Messner, conductor

A Cuban Requiem from the 18th century


A powerful program of music from Latin America, including the US premiere of the exquisite Requiem Mass by Cuban composer Esteban Salas (1729-1803) and moving lamentations from Guatemalan manuscripts, all performed by one of the Twin Cities’ most dynamic new choral ensembles.



Northwestern University New Music Conference

April 25-26, 2014


Quince Vocal Ensemble, joined by Carrie Henneman Shaw and Nathalie Colas, sing pieces for vocal quintet by  Jonathan Sokol and Morgan Krauss.



Grand Symphonic Winds

May 4, 2014 4:30pm

Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN


Grand Symphonic Winds with guest soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw perform Dana Wilson's song cycle for concert band and soprano 'How Very Close'.



Saturday, May 17, 2014 *8PM

The Baroque Room, St. Paul

$15/$10 – Adults/senior & students


Arm Wrestling


Gabriel Shuford and Tami Morse, harpsichord

John West, recorder

Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano

Miriam Scholz-Carlson and Marc Levine, baroque violin

Tulio Rondón, baroque cello


Featuring: BACH Concerti for two harpsichords in C Major and C Minor, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5



Cleveland International Guitar Festival

Nigel North, lutes, and Carrie Henneman Shaw


May 31, 2014 *4PM

CIM Mixon Hall

North and Shaw present French, English, and Italian Renaissance lute solos and songs by Corde, Dowland, Janequin, Johnson, Milano, Ravenscroft, Richafort, Rore, Sandrin, Sermisy, and Tromboncino.


May 30, 2014 *2 to 5PM


Cleveland Institute of Music Studio 113




The Hear and Now

Spitting Image Collective


June 6, 2014 *7:30 p.m.

Studio Z

275 E. 4th St., Suite 200, St. Paul

$15 / $10 students


June 8, 2014 *7:30 p.m.


205 E. Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis

$15 / $10 students


Extinction by Joshua Musikantow

A new work by Noah Keesecker for soprano and electronics

Nine Wee Drams by Daniel Nass

An Uaimh Bhinn by Ted Moore

Phase Change by Katherine Bergman


Performers include Carrie Henneman Shaw, soprano; Sarah Porwoll-Lee, clarinet; Lars Krogstad, cello; and James DeVoll, flute.



  Vivaldi   Crumb












Shaw sings

with Nigel North, lutes


Cleveland International Guitar Festival


Saturday, May 31, 2014



Nigel North